Skip to content
TRAFFIC ALERT

Starting Nov. 1, the northbound I-35 Ewing Ave. / Marsalis Ave. exit ramp that typically brings you to the Dallas Zoo will be RELOCATED, which may affect your route to the Zoo. Click here for more information.

General Information

Lemur in grass

General Information

Dallas Zoo Lights

Tickets for Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant are on sale now! This year’s event has been reimagined as a socially distant drive-thru. Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Select nights Nov. 20 – Jan. 3.

Buy Tickets
Otter eating a fish

Hours of Operation

Fall/Winter Hours

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily

The Zoo is open 364 days a year!
*Closed December 25

More Info

Getting to the Zoo

Location

650 South R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35E), Dallas, TX 75203

The Zoo is located three miles south of downtown Dallas, just off I-35E at the Ewing Ave. / Marsalis Ave. exit.

Traffic Alerts:
TxDOT is working on I-35E as part of a major construction project that is now underway and may affect your trip to the Zoo.

Learn More
Close-up view of a green snake head.

Pricing (March – December)

General Admission

Adults (age 12-64)….. $17.00
Youth (age 3-11)….. $14.00
Seniors (age 65 up)….. $14.00
Children (age 2 and under)….. FREE
Dallas Zoo Members….. FREE

Some of our guests are eligible for special discounts and rates, click here to learn more.

More Info
family taking pictures of water tank

Be a great zoo guest

Guest Guidelines

We’re so glad you’re visiting! Please note that we cannot guarantee all animals will be out and visible at all times. We ask that you please be respectful of the Zoo and our animals during your visit.

Learn More
Lioness enjoys the sunchine

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? Find all the answers on our FAQs page.

Go to FAQs